Aviation safety investigations & reports

Technical Analysis assistance to the NTSC regarding emergency landing, PK-YVE, Airbus A320, Medan Indonesia, 1 June 2008

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


The ATSB has completed its technical analysis report of the flight recorder data from the Airbus A320-231, registration PK-YVE, on behalf of the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC). The aircraft was operating a flight from Jakarta to Medan, Indonesia when the crew reported brake system problems during the approach to Polonia Airport, Medan. The runway and aircraft landing gear were damaged during the subsequent emergency landing resulting in closure of the airport for several hours. No injuries were reported.

The NTSC is responsible for investigating this occurrence. The NTSC requested assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in the recovery and analysis of information from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder. In accordance with clause 5.23 of Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, the ATSB appointed an Accredited Representative to assist the NTSC and initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

The ATSB's Technical Analysis Report has been sent to the NTSC to assist its ongoing investigation. The NTSC is responsible for releasing a final investigation report regarding this occurrence.

National Transportation Safety Committee
Ministry Of Transportation Republic Of Indonesia
Transportation Building 3rd Floor
Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5
Jakarta Pusat 10110

Phone  :  +62 21 384 7601
Email    :  knkt@dephub.go.id

Website: http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_home/ntsc.htm




Released in accordance with section 25 of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

General details
Date: 01 June 2008   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0256 UTC   Investigation level: Systemic - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location: Polonia International Airport    
State: International    
Release date: 30 June 2009   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft model A320-321  
Aircraft registration PK-YVE  
Serial number 441  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Jakarta, Indonesia  
Destination Medan, Indonesia  
Last update 03 April 2020